Family structure and children's physical and mental health.

@article{Bramlett2007FamilySA,
  title={Family structure and children's physical and mental health.},
  author={Matthew D. Bramlett and Stephen J. Blumberg},
  journal={Health affairs},
  year={2007},
  volume={26 2},
  pages={549-58}
}
Using the 2003 National Survey of Children's Health, this paper examines the physical and mental health of children by family structure. Children in step, single-mother, or grandparent-only families had poorer health than children living with two biological parents. Adjusting for demographic differences reduced observed disparities, although children living in single-mother or grandparent-only families still had poorer health than children living with two biological parents. Adjusted estimates… CONTINUE READING

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